Get Prepared and Build Resilient Communities

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The Greater New York Red Cross realizes that New Yorkers face an unprecedented number of natural and human-caused disasters and emergencies each year. Our Preparedness Education programs provide neighborhood groups, community agencies and businesses with disaster preparedness presentations, materials and workshops.

We help increase public awareness by helping the community prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

Citizen Preparedness Training

Citizen Preparedness Training

The Citizen Preparedness Corps training gives you the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible.

Community Preparedness Champion Program

Community Preparedness Champion Program

The Community Preparedness Champion program is an opportunity for local organizations, businesses, civic leaders and the general public to improve their community’s ability to prepare for, respond to and recover from an emergency.

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Childrens Safety and Preparedness Programs

Children’s Safety and Preparedness Programs

The American Red Cross Greater New York Region offers a variety of programs to help children learn the importance of health and safety from an early age.

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Planning & Preparedness Guides

Tips and checklists on how you can plan and prepared for emergencies and disasters.